Arantxa Parra Santonja of Spain reached the quarterfinals of the Swedish Open by beating third-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-1 on Wednesday.
Parra Santonja broke Zakopalova's serve five times at the clay-court tournament in Bastad on Sweden's west coast.
Virginie Razzano of France also advanced to the quarterfinals after beating Alexandra Dulgheru...
BNP PARIBAS KATOWICE OPEN Katowice, Poland April 8-14, 2013 $235,000/International Red Clay/Indoors Results – Wednesday, April 10, 2013 Singles – Second Round (Q) Maria Elena Camerin (ITA) d. (3) Klara Zakopalova (CZE) 75 36 63 (WC) Karolina Pliskova (CZE) d. (6) Kaia Kanepi (EST) 75 63 Annika Beck (GER) d. Lourdes Domínguez Lino (ESP) 57 [...]
The defending champion Czech Republic has added Klara Zakopalova for the Fed Cup semifinal against Italy next week.
Captain Petr Pala says Zakopalova will vie for the singles berths with Petra Kvitova and Lucie Safarova.
Zakopalova is at a career-high 21st ranking.
Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka are the doubles team.
Pala will narrow his team to four in Italy, for the tie...
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April 10, 2013
Eighth-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic beat Anabel Medina Garrigues 2-6, 7-5, 6-0 Monday in the first round of the Open GDF Suez.
Zakopalova needed 2 hours, 17 minutes to get the better of the Spaniard, who had won seven of their previous 10 matches.
Medina Garrigues did not face a break point in the first set and broke Zakopalova twice. But Zakopalova broke her twice...
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January 28, 2013
(January 5, 2013) China’s Li Na won a battle with Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 1-6, 7-5 on Saturday to capture the inaugural Shenzhen Open. The top seed and hometown favorite overcame her 10 double faults and a 2-5 deficit in the final set for her seventh title and second tournament win in her home country.
“Klara played well and I managed my mood swings well,...
(January 4, 2012) China’s Li Na, the top seed and fifth seed Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic moved into the final of the Shenzhen tournament on Friday.
In an all-Chinese semifinal No. 7 Li defeated Peng Shuai 6-4, 6-0. Zakopalova knocked out Monica Niculescu of Romania 6-1, 6-3.
The Shenzhen Open is being played for the first time this year.
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Top-seeded Li Na of China and fifth-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic will meet in the final of the Shenzhen Open after straight-set victories in the semifinals Friday.
Li, who is ranked seventh in the world and has won six WTA titles, beat Peng Shuai of China 6-4, 6-0, while the 28th-ranked Zakopalova defeated Monica Niculescu of Romania 6-1, 6-3.
Li had three aces...
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January 03, 2013
(January 3, 2013) Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Repuvlic moved into the semifinals of the Shenzhen Open on Thursday by knocking out second seed Marion Bartoli 6-3, 6-2.
Top seed Li Na won another straight set match, her third match of the tournament, defeating Serbian Bojana Jovanovski 6-3, 6-3. She’ll play Peng Shuai who defeated Annika Beck of Germany 2-6, 7-5, 6-2 to set up...
Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic rallied past sixth-seeded Julia Goerges 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 Friday to reach the semifinals of the Open GDF Suez.
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Follow professional tennis photographer Rick Gleijm as he covers the Open GDF SUEZ WTA Tour event in Paris this week. The gallery below includes day three qualifying matches as well as main draw doubles matches featuring Lucie Safarova, Klara Zakopalova, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Jill Craybas, Greta Arn and Varvara Lepchenko among others. For full qualification results, go here...